A lack of resources means your medical elective in Takoradi will teach you the art of adapting to a fast-paced environment, stretching both your existing knowledge and capacity. You'll also have the choice to work across a range of departments, like NICU, orthopaedics, emergency and OBG. You’ll soon find Ghana is a paradise for every type of visitor, with jungle canopy walks, national parks, and magnificent waterfalls in the Volta region. Read what our students think below!

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Maria Smith

Queen's University Belfast 2014

Medical, Ghana Takoradi

Ghana was a good choice for me as it is labelled as the ‘gateway to Africa’, and I wanted somewhere safe and friendly for my trip to the continent"

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